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Millet vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Millet and Khorasan wheat different?

  • Millet is higher in Copper, and Vitamin B6, however Khorasan wheat is richer in Selenium, Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B3, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Khorasan wheat is 143% higher.

Millet, raw and Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Copper +48.2%
Contains more Iron +25.2%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +14%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Equal in Sodium - 5
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 142% 7% 36% 93% 169% 101% 156% 1%
Contains more Copper +48.2%
Contains more Iron +25.2%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +14%
Contains more Zinc +119%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.7%
Equal in Sodium - 5

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Millet
5
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 1% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 0% 3% 64%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 13% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
39
Millet
36
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
79
Millet
88
Khorasan wheat

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
66%
Millet
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
73%
Millet
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
19%
Millet
10%
Khorasan wheat

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Millet Khorasan wheat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Millet Khorasan wheat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.527g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (5 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Millet Khorasan wheat Opinion
Calories 378 337 Millet
Protein 11.02 14.54 Khorasan wheat
Fats 4.22 2.13 Millet
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 72.85 70.58 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Millet
Iron 3.01 3.77 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 8 22 Khorasan wheat
Potassium 195 403 Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 114 130 Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84 Millet
Fiber 8.5 11.1 Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.75 0.506 Millet
Zinc 1.68 3.68 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 285 364 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 5 5
Vitamin A 0 10 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.05 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0 Millet
Vitamin B1 0.421 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.184 Millet
Vitamin B3 4.72 6.375 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.848 0.949 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.384 0.259 Millet
Vitamin B12 0 Millet
Vitamin K 0.9 1.8 Khorasan wheat
Folate 85 Millet
Trans Fat 0.005 Millet
Saturated Fat 0.723 0.196 Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773 0.213 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134 0.621 Millet
Tryptophan 0.119 0.13 Khorasan wheat
Threonine 0.353 0.442 Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.465 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.4 1.112 Millet
Lysine 0.212 0.416 Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.221 0.251 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.772 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.578 0.687 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.236 0.379 Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11 Khorasan wheat

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/nutrients
  2. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.